Miguel del Valle

Jesus Garcia campaigning in Humboldt Park. (CreditL CBS)

Emanuel, Garcia Vying For Hispanic Voters

Chicago’s mayoral election is little more than a month away and today, both Mayor Emanuel and one of his major challengers turned their attention to attracting Hispanic voters, reports CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley.


A television ad funded by Education Reform Now features Mayor Rahm Emanuel discussing why the tentative contract with the Chicago Teachers Union is a good deal for students and parents. (Credit: Education Reform Now)

Emanuel’s TV Ads On Teachers’ Contract Make Bill Daley Change The Channel

Mayor Rahm Emanuel has received mixed reviews from two high-profile Chicago politicians for recent TV ads featuring the mayor commenting on the new contract for Chicago Public Schools teachers.

WBBM Newsradio–09/25/2012

Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel

Report: Emanuel’s Victory More Lopsided Than It Appeared

An in-depth look at numbers from last month’s mayoral election indicates Rahm Emanuel’s victory was even more one-sided than it may have appeared.

CBS Chicago–03/21/2011

Rahm Emanuel Celebrates Being Elected Chicago's Mayor

Mayor-Elect Emanuel: Daley ‘An Impossible Act To Follow’

Rahm Emanuel coasted to victory in the race for mayor of Chicago on Tuesday, easily defeating five opponents to take over for the retiring Richard M. Daley, whom he called “an impossible act to follow.”

CBS Chicago–02/22/2011

Voting, Mayoral Candidates

Chicago Voters Head To Polls

Voters are turning out at the polls today, as they cast their ballots in the first mayoral race in 22 years that has not included the name Richard M. Daley.

CBS Chicago–02/22/2011

Chicago Mayoral Candidates Rahm Emanuel, Gery Chico, Carol Moseley Braun and Miguel del Valle

The Home Stretch For Mayoral Candidates

Mayoral hopefuls pulled out all the stops Sunday during the final weekend before Tuesday’s election. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent followed.


Mayoral Candidates

Talking The Issues With The Top Candidates For Mayor

This week, the top four contendors for mayor sat down with CBS 2 News, in a series of interviews to discuss the issues in the race to succeed Mayor Richard M. Daley.

CBS 2–02/19/2011

Chicago Mayoral Candidates Rahm Emanuel, Gery Chico, Carol Moseley Braun and Miguel del Valle

All-Access Look At The Top Contenders For Mayor

The race for mayor of Chicago is entering its final days, with Election Day coming up on Tuesday. CBS 2 has been taking an up-close look at the campaigns of the four top contenders to succeed Mayor Richard M. Daley.


Chicago Mayoral Candidates Rahm Emanuel, Gery Chico, Carol Moseley Braun and Miguel del Valle

Mayor’s Race Enters Home Stretch

With four days left until the election for mayor of Chicago, the six candidates were heading into the final week of campaigning at full speed.

CBS Chicago–02/18/2011

The four major candidates for Chicago mayor prepare to debate Thursday night. (AP)

Mayoral Contenders Gather For Final Televised Debate

With Election Day less than a week away, three of the major mayoral candidates attacked front-runner Rahm Emanuel.

CBS Chicago–02/17/2011

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Miguel Del Valle On His Bid For Mayor

With only a week until Election Day, we wanted to hear from the candidates for mayor in person. Miguel del Valle was the first candidate to enter the race and he was the first candidate to sit down with CBS 2.

CBS 2–02/15/2011

Chicago mayoral candidates, from left, Rahm Emanuel, Miguel Del Valle and Gery Chico, speak with moderator Carol Marin, far left, before the start of the Chicago mayoral debate televised from the WTTW television studios in Chicago Monday Feb. 14, 2011. The fourth candidate, Carol Moseley-Braun, arrived after the photo was taken. (AP Photo/Charles Cherney)

Four Mayoral Candidates Square Off In Forum

Monday night marked the second-to-last debate between the four main candidates for Chicago Mayor, and the forum was relatively civil and at times jovial.

WBBM Newsradio–02/14/2011

Miguel Del Valle

Good Government Group Gives Valentine To Del Valle

The Independent Voters of Illinois-Independent Precinct Organization has sent mayoral candidate Miguel Del Valle a public valentine.

WBBM Newsradio–02/14/2011

Mayoral Debate

Voters Seem Unimpressed By Mayoral Debates

The mayoral debates so far seem to have drawn a collective yawn from many Chicago voters.

CBS 2–02/11/2011

Mayoral Debate

Poll Shows Emanuel Surging In Support

Sparks flew between Rahm Emanuel and his two closest challengers at a mayoral debate Thursday night, but a new poll shows Emanuel continuing to add to his already sizable lead.

CBS Chicago–02/10/2011

Mayoral Candidates

Emanuel Holds Big Lead, But Rivals Not Quitting

The candidates for mayor of Chicago have all but conceded that Rahm Emanuel will get the most votes on Feb. 22, but they said he won’t get the 50 percent-plus-one that he needs to avoid an April 5 runoff against the candidate who comes in second.

CBS Chicago–02/09/2011

Chicago Mayoral Candidates Rahm Emanuel, Gery Chico, Carol Moseley Braun and Miguel del Valle

Mayor’s Race Approaching The Home Stretch

With two weeks to go in the race for mayor, the big issues for the candidates continue to be crime, education and the economy.

CBS Chicago–02/08/2011

Parking Meter Pay Box

Del Valle Wants Probe Into Chicago Parking Meter Deal

Miguel Del Valle believes there may have been a violation in the city’s ethics ordinance during contract negotiations.


Chicago Mayoral Candidates Gery Chico, Carol Moseley Braun, Miguel del Valle, Rahm Emanuel, Patricia Van Pelt Watkins and William "Dock" Walls

Mayoral Candidates Discuss Healthy Schools

At a forum to discuss making public schools healthier on Friday, the candidates for mayor touched on a number of other issues facing Chicago Public Schools, as well as the race for mayor itself.

CBS Chicago–02/04/2011

Miguel Del Valle

Del Valle: Emanuel Benefited From Patronage System

Miguel Del Valle says the prison sentence given for former Chicago Streets and Sanitation Commissioner Al Sanchez brings to mind rival Rahm Emanuel’s connections to Chicago’s old patronage system.

CBS Chicago–02/04/2011